spoon up(redirected from spooning up)
To serve something (to someone) with a spoon or ladle. A noun or pronoun can be used between "spoon" and "up." Tom, will you spoon the stew up to everyone, please? Bring over your plate and I'll spoon up some of this casserole.
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spoon something up
to serve something that requires finding and bringing up out of a pot with a spoon. The cook spooned the hard-cooked eggs up one by one. The cook spooned up chunks of meat from the stew.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.